by By Jonathan Vatner | March 24, 2009

cocktailSet an old-time theme to a cocktail mixer by serving drinks from the past. For example, MatrixFillmore, a nightclub in San Francisco, has begun offering artisanal versions of classic drinks, including the Spiced Old-Fashioned, a fresh take on the toddy, with spiced bourbon, muddled oranges, a sugar cube soaked in bitters, and brandied cherries. (415) 563-4180;